We want to share our love of music with as many people as possible and show how versatile music is. We want to inspire, surprise, be thought-provoking, and lead the way in this.


Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ is an internationally renowned, open and welcoming music venue in Amsterdam. We excel in concerts of contemporary music and the related genres of classical, jazz, electronic music and global.

High quality for the widest possible audience

We want to bring high quality music to the widest possible audience: people of all ages who are interested in music. Love for music, leading the way, and being thought-provoking are the guiding principles in everything we do. We want to touch people’s hearts and let them experience the versatility of the music we present. We aim to bring innovation in how concerts are performed and experienced, in close collaboration with ensembles, musicians, venues, and other cultural institutions at home and abroad.